The book tells the story of a 5-year-old boy named Jack who is imprisoned in a single room with his mother. Everything Jack knows about the world he learned from a battered television set and the nine books kept inside the room.
We did a little research, trying to find all the books that Jack read. Our list follows below–a surreal glimpse at contemporary fiction from inside the suspenseful novel. The Man Booker Prize winner will be announced this evening.